The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Summer Day Camp Unit Coordinator Non-Exempt in Dorchester, Massachusetts


Work with the Day Camp Director to implement the day-to-day activities of the children enrolled in the Day Camp.


  • Assist with the daily activities such as devotions, crafts, mystery programs, recreation, puppets, drama, lunch, snacks, games, trips, etc.

  • Provide supervision and general child care.

  • Prepare Devotional Time (Bible story or Spiritual object lesson, Choruses and Prayer) once or twice a week for the entire day camp.

  • Handle all disciplinary action in accordance with the Day Camp Manual. Report problems immediately to the Coordinator.

  • Clean up and set up of activity areas as directed by Coordinator and/or Day Camp Director.

  • Receive and dismiss children daily in the designated area.

  • Set a Christian example for the children, parents, staff and volunteers.

  • Represent The Salvation Army’s spiritual ministry and social mission in the Day Camp program.

  • Engage in Christian spiritual conversation with members of the public and in the corps.

  • Recognize spiritual need of persons which may require referral to the Corps.

  • Must complete Day Camp Staff Orientation.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor


Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Guidance, Human Services, Nursing, Psychology, Physical Education, Recreation, Child Psychology, the Arts, Social Work, Sociology or Child Care preferred.

Work/Volunteer Experience

  • Minimum of six months experience working or volunteering with school age children.

  • Must have experience with Christian Education Programs for school age children such as Sunday School or Vacation Bible Study.

Other Qualifications

  • Must have a keen interest and sincere appreciation for children.

  • Must be at least fifteen years of age.

  • Must complete Day Camp Staff Orientation.

Job ID 2017-3389

Job Locations US-MA-Dorchester

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Type Temporary Full-Time